[[SomethingPerson Alice Girl]] is so cool. Wouldn't it be great if she and Bob Man would team up? Even better - next month it could be The Amazing Charlie, the month after that Dandevil, then Elf Edna, then Fin Fang Fred, then Gertrude the Great....

This is (usually but not always) an ongoing (as opposed to a MiniSeries) ComicBook series built around the concept of two (sometimes more but usually just two) [[CrossOver heroes teaming up]] - it usually has one main star which others team up with, but not always. Series where the main characters pretty much only team up with each other, like ''[=Superman/Batman=]'' and ''World's Finest'' (also a Superman[=/=]Batman team up) don't count. Also not for regularly teaming groups like ComicBook/TheAvengers, JusticeLeagueOfAmerica, etc.

Subtrope of CrossOver. Possibly related to GuestStarPartyMember. Also compare LimelightSeries.


* ''Marvel Team-Up'': SpiderMan and someone else, almost every time: of the 157 issues from Volume 1, only 11 ''didn't'' feature the wall-crawler as one of the team-ees. Of those 11, the Human Torch or the Hulk usually got top billing.
** The later series ''Spider-Man Team-Up'' went and put him in the title, so he ''had'' to show up every issue.
*** In 2011 Marvel launched a series with the same premise, called "''Avenging Spider-Man''" which in 2013 is being relaunched as ''Comicbook/SuperiorSpiderMan Team Up''.
** Volume 2 of ''Marvel Team-Up'' (lasting 11 issues) attempted a different approach. Spider-Man appeared in the first seven issues, with five of them forming a story arc. Issue #6 saw Spider-Man team up with Namor, being something of a pass the torch as the Sub-Mariner got a story arc that lasted through the remainder of the series (though #7 was a one-off story teaming up Spidey and Blade). At about this time, several 1998 annuals for various main titles also did team-up stories, probably as a cross-promotional event.
** Volume 3 didn't focus on Spider-Man; usually they were one-time teamups, although there was a HalfArcSeason through the series regarding new villain Titannus. This version lasted 25 issues.
** ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan got his own team-up book, ''ComicBook/UltimateMarvelTeamUp''. Several Ultimate heroes, like the Hulk and Iron Man, first appeared in this one.
* ''Marvel Two-In-One'': [[ComicBook/FantasticFour The Thing]] teams up with other heroes. There was even a team-up with Franchise/DocSavage.
** As a matter of fact, one of the first CrossOver story arcs occurred between this series and the above-mentioned ''Marvel Team-Up''. Spidey and the Thing went up against ComicBook/{{Thanos}} of all people.
** The first issue was infamous for [[http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/365/mtio1.gif a spelling error]]. Doesn't help that the team-up is with ComicBook/ManThing...
** For ''ComicBook/MarvelLegacy'', this title is revived as a limited-series where the Thing discovers a message from Mr. Fantastic encouraging him and the Human Torch to explore TheMultiverse, so they team up together and end up visiting a world where Galactus's initial invasion of the earth unfolded differently.
* ''Comicbook/CableAndDeadpool'', For most of the issues, it's a [=Superman/Batman-esque=] teamup, but the last few issues follow the [=Spider-Man/Random=] Marvel Hero formula, after [[spoiler: Cable dies]].
* ''Deadpool Team-Up'' saw Marvel returning to the Big Name Character/Random Marvel Hero formula, with a focus on ''random''. In some issues he teams up with ComicBook/TheMightyThor, ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules, and the Comicbook/{{Ghost Rider}}s; in others he teams up with It, the Living Colossus, Mr. X, the Zapata Brothers, or Hellcow.
* ''ComicBook/DCComicsPresents'': Franchise/{{Superman}} and other heroes. Typically he would team up with heroes or teams who were 'too space-y' for Batman in ''Brave and the Bold'' (see below).
* ''ComicBook/ActionComics'' was a Superman team-up book for a while ComicBook/PostCrisis after ''DC Comics Presents'' ended.
* ''ComicBook/TheBraveAndTheBold'': Franchise/{{Batman}} teams up with others. The TropeCodifier. The animated series ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' was named after and gets its concept from this.
** Recently there were in turn ''two'' comics based on Brave And The Bold- One was [[RecursiveAdaptation a direct adaptation of the animated series]], with original stories and no continuity with the main Franchise/DCUniverse. The other was canonical but did not have Batman or any other hero as a regular guest star.
** ''ComicBook/TheBraveAndTheBold'' started off as an anthology title focusing on Ye Olden Days type heroes such as Silent Knight and Viking Prince. After that fizzled, it became a second try out book for DC (after the success of the legendary ''Showcase'') and helped launch such instrumental DC titles as the JusticeLeagueOfAmerica and the Comicbook/TeenTitans. Teams such as those proved popular, so it start pairing up various random heroes, but the Batman team-ups sold better and before long Batman was in every team-up they did. So, at one point or another, the title was every single variation on this trope.
* The relaunched version of ''Adventure Comics''.
* ''Super Team Family'' a short-lived title from UsefulNotes/{{the Bronze Age|OfComicBooks}}, with no set main star. Obscure today, but ironically influential since one of its plotlines involved the mental instability of ComicBook/TheAtom's wife, which would be a pivotal element decades later in ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis''.
* Marvel also had ''Super Villain Team Up'' once, which was about [[VillainTeamUp exactly what it sounds like]].
* 2011 saw Marvel relaunch ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'' into ''Captain America and...'', with a different hero taking second billing every few issues. This didn't last too long, and the book was relaunched with a new ''Captain America #1'' about a year later.
** DC did something similar with ''Batman and Robin'' in 2013, after [[spoiler:Robin died]] -- though in this case, ''every'' issue (in most cases) changed the second-billing hero. At first he teamed up with characters he was already associated with, like Catwoman or Nightwing. Then, during the events of ''ComicBook/ForeverEvil'', he teamed up with Two-Face. The "Hunt for Robin" arc takes him out of Gotham and has him teaming up with Aquaman, Wonder Woman, and even ''FrankensteinsMonster''.
* Part of the 2013 Comicbook/MarvelNOW, Wolverine gets a Team Up series called ''Savage Wolverine'' based around pairing Wolverine up with various heroes in action packed stories.
* ''[=AvX=]: VS'' a part of the ComicBook/AvengersVsXMen event, it was a variation on the team up idea with two combinations (one member of Comicbook/TheAvengers with a member of the ComicBook/XMen) squaring off against each other in the backdrop of the event.
* The "X-Statix/Avengers" arc in ''[[Comicbook/XForce X-Statix]] was similar, pairing up members of both teams to duke it out. The Anarchist vs. Captain America! Mr. Sensitive vs. Iron Man!
* [=A+X=], a Team Up series spinning out of ''[=AvX=]: VS'', based around the same idea of the ''VS'' series except instead of battling each other (most of the time) it is a proper team up in pairing off members from the two franchises in one and done stories with a smaller or equally sized backup story in the issue with a different pair of characters.
* While most of ''World's Finest Comics'' focused on the regular team of Superman and Batman, there was a period at the beginning of the 70's where Batman was [[OutOfFocus phased out]] and Superman teamed up with various DC heroes such as Franchise/TheFlash, Franchise/GreenLantern, ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}, Franchise/WonderWoman, the ComicBook/TeenTitans, and even the Vigilante in addition to the Dark Knight. Batman eventually became Superman's regular partner again after a year and a half.
* ''Harley's Little Black Book'', a series featuring ComicBook/HarleyQuinn teaming up with and/or fighting a different guest character each issue.
* IDW's ''[[ComicBook/ThePowerpuffGirls Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up]]'' sees the trio teaming up with various Creator/CartoonNetwork characters.
* ''ScoobyDoo Team-Up'', which features the Scooby-Doo gang teaming up with DC comics characters like Batman and Superman, animated adaptations of DC characters like the {{WesternAnimation/Superfriends}} and ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' incarnations, and other Creator/HannaBarbera characters like ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' and ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest''.
* IDW's ''ComicBook/{{Revolutionaries}}'', featuring characters from across the ComicBook/HasbroComicUniverse.

* FanFic/TheMUSHUVerse
* [[http://alaxr274.deviantart.com/gallery/33810717 Super Milestone Wars]] and it's sequel.
* Fanfic/SijoTeamUps

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* The Vs. series from ''Franchise/SuperSentai'', and Movie Wars for its sister franchise, ''Franchise/KamenRider''. Despite the names, the heroes work together rather than fighting each other. (However, the Super Hero Wars series ''is'' about heroes fighting each other over some contrived conflict until they team up in the end.)

[[folder:Tabletop RPG]]
* RealityStorm, a crossover {{sourcebook}} between TabletopGame/SilverAgeSentinels and TabletopGame/{{Champions}}, was designed to resemble a multiple-part team-up comic, complete with a full cover on each chapter.

* ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' is an ongoing series of games teaming up multiple HumongousMecha Anime characters; some of the games even have continuing storylines.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheNewScoobyDooMovies'' features multiple team-ups, such as the gang teaming up with Batman and Robin, the Harlem Globetrotters, various celebrities and literary figures, and other Creator/HannaBarbera characters like WesternAnimation/JosieAndThePussycats and WesternAnimation/SpeedBuggy.
* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', per the above note. As in the comic, Batman teams up with a different hero in just about every episode (and often another one in the episode's cold open). Unlike the comic there are a few exceptions to this, as there are episodes where either Batman or the team-up concept (or even both) don't figure too heavily into the story.
** One episode followed the Joker and his VillainTeamUp with the Weeper. The Joker even got his own version of the opening sequence.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ultimate Spider-Man}}'' has been compared to ''The Brave and the Bold'' for its frequency of guest characters (heroes and villains alike), especially in its first season.
* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueAction'' is often seen as the SpiritualSuccessor to both TB&TB and Justice League, with a member of the DC big three teaming up with someone lesser known. Batman and Captain Marvel, Superman and Space Cabbie, the big three guest starring Plastic Man and Constantine, Wonder Woman and Booster Gold vs a possessed Batman, etc.